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Vice President for Special Missions

Tsuyoshi MARUYAMA, Vice President for Special Missions

Tsuyoshi Maruyama has been vice president for special missions at Tokyo Tech since 2012.

He has concurrently served as professor in the Graduate School of Public Policy and Faculty of Science and Engineering at Chuo University since 2011.

Maruyama earned a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering from Tokyo Tech in 1973 and 1975 respectively. In 1981, he was conferred a master's degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

After joining the Science and Technology Agency of the Japanese Government in 1975, Maruyama held several positions at the agency before joining the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) where he became Director-General for Policy Coordination in 2005. He served as Director-General for Science and Technology Policy at MEXT from 2005 to 2006, and then assumed the post of Director-General for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at the Cabinet Office in 2006. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Councilor for the Cabinet Secretariat.

Maruyama currently teaches science and innovation policy, energy policy, and decision making.